Amanda Baity

Winter at the Pajama Factory | Styled Shoot

This session was the product of some serious winter boredom and a vision of jewel tones. While anxiously awaiting wedding season and really wanting to photograph a couple, Dear Grace Photography was lucky enough to have friends who are also local business owners who decided to partake in this session with. This styled shoot was a blast to organize and to photograph!

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Marriott Ranch: A Great Place for Western-Style Weddings

Located in Hume, Virginia, in western Fauquier County, the Marriott Ranch offers brides and grooms a unique wedding site with three different event venues available on their 4,200-acre working cattle ranch. With 25 full-time employees and a pool of seasonal workers, the Marriott Ranch averages about 24 weddings each year as well as scores of other events like company picnics, executive retreats and other social events.

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Shenandoah Valley Golf Club: Receptions with a View

By Marianne Weaver | Photo Credit: Brooke Danielle Photography A scenic drive for guests from metropolitan Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Richmond, leads to the serene Shenandoah Valley Golf Club nestled in the tranquil valley with breathtaking mountain views. Billy and Samantha Handlin chose this venue for their wedding Oct. 15, 2016. “We knew we wanted to be somewhere with mountain views, so I looked at a few venues out in that area,” said Samantha. “When I walked in the ballroom and saw the gorgeous views I was impressed immediately. Then I looked at the size of the venue and the huge dance floor and was sold!” The 27-hole championship golf course is situated on 195 rolling acres of lush fairways and manicured greens. The Fairview Banquet Room, which accommodates as many at 300 guests for a seated meal, has …

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